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Student Shadow

Interested in shadowing an Aptos High student?

Our last day to participate in the AHS Student Shadow program is Wednesday, March 27th 2019. The last day to turn in your paperwork is March 13th, 2019. After that, our AHS Student Shadow program has concluded for the 2018-2019 School Year.

Please follow these steps:

1. Contact Activities Director Alyssa Mendoza

  • 728-7832, ext 5261

2. Read the AHS Student Shadow Form

  • Find the form under "Student Shadow" locker (right side of this page)
  • Fill out all required "guest" information
  • Email completed form to Ms. Mendoza, or bring it to the Main Office at least 2 weeks prior to visit

3. Ms. Mendoza selects AHS host student 

  • Student Shadowing is only for students who are currently enrolled in High School (9th - 12th Graders).
  • Host student fills out required information and brings completed form to Ms. Mendoza 3 school days prior to visit

4. Guest and Host students arrive to the Main Office promptly at 7:30 on day of visit

  • Ms. Mendoza greets students and parent(s) and reviews guidelines

5. Guest and Host students must have signed form in their possession on visit day

  • Guest student shadows only Host student throughout the day, including during Break

6. Parent/Guardian picks up Guest student at the final bell


*Please note that other PVUSD high school students are not permitted to shadow Aptos High students.

**Students may shadow at Aptos High the second Wednesday of each month.

*** Questions: Contact Alyssa Mendoza at


Student Shadowing is only allowed for current high school students (9th - 12th grade) outside of the Pajaro Valley Unified School District. 

  • We do NOT allow 8th grade students or younger to participate in the shadow program at our site.

The Student Shadow program only occurs between the months of September through March.